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Documentaries on Cinema

This also includes documentaries about film makers and productions.

Other suggestions and recommendations are always welcome. . .

  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Time Is
  • Antonioni: Documents and Testimonials
  • Louis Lumière
  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
  • F for Fake
  • I'm a Stranger Here Myself
  • Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director
  • Filming Othello
  • Lightning Over Water
  • Larisa
  • Making The Shining
  • The South Bank Show: Werner Herzog
  • Burden of Dreams
  • Room 666
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder - Last Works
  • Elia Kazan: An Outsider
  • Voyage in Time
  • The Man Who Left His Soul on Film
  • The Oshima Gang
  • I'm Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes - The Man and His Work
  • Dario Argento's World of Horror
  • Tokyo-Ga
  • A. K.
  • Portrait: Werner Herzog
  • Moscow Elegy
  • The Exile and Death of Andrei Tarkovsky
  • A Tale of the Wind
  • Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
  • Jacques Rivette, the Watchman
  • Motion and Emotion: The Road to Paris, Texas
  • Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders
  • Making of 'Dreams'
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • Writing with Light: Vittorio Storaro
  • Visions of Light
  • The Last Bolshevik
  • Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron
  • The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
  • The Jodorowsky Constellation
  • JLG/JLG: Self-Portrait in December
  • Abbas Kiarostami: Truths and Dreams
  • Krzysztof Kieslowski: I'm So-So...
  • Salaam Cinema
  • A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
  • Orson Welles: The One-Man Band
  • Close-Up Long Shot
  • The Battle of Brazil: A Video History
  • Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember
  • HHH: A Portrait of Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  • Histoire(s) du cinéma
  • The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist
  • Kurosawa: The Last Emperor
  • One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich
  • My Best Fiend
  • My Voyage to Italy
  • A Constant Forge
  • Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange
  • Speaking of Buñuel
  • That Moment: Magnolia Diary
  • Alan Clarke: His Own Man
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
  • Mysteries of Love
  • Charles Laughton Directs The Night of the Hunter
  • Sogobi
  • Lost in La Mancha
  • Fellini: I'm a Born Liar
  • Hell on Earth: The Desecration & Resurrection of The Devils
  • Watching the Alien
  • Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
  • A Decade Under the Influence
  • Wings of Desire: The Angels Among Us
  • Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens'
  • Wreckage and Rage: Making 'Alien³'
  • The Beast Within: Making 'Alien'
  • The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
  • The Making of: Mulholland Drive
  • Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate
  • 1966-1988: Kieslowski, Polish Filmmaker
  • To Paint With Pictures
  • This Film Is Not Yet Rated
  • Bergman Island
  • Cinematographer Style
  • This Filthy World
  • The Pervert's Guide to Cinema
  • In the Mood for Doyle
  • Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts
  • My Winnipeg
  • Lynch (one)
  • Secrets from Another Place: Creating Twin Peaks
  • Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner
  • No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos
  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • La Rabbia Di Pasolini
  • I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
  • Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
  • Two in the Wave
  • A Letter to Elia
  • A History of Horror